Lot 151 RHYTON (IRE) March 16th, 2007 Bay Gelding
From Bankhouse Rainbow Quest (USA) Sea Picture (IRE) (1996)
Blushing Groom I Will Follow Royal Academy Grecian Sea
(With VAT) Red God Runaway Bride Herbager Where You Lead Nijinsky Crimson Saint Homeric Sea Venture
RHYTON (IRE): winner at 3 years, 2010 and placed once; also placed 3 times over hurdles at 4 years, 2011. Only a 4 year old and a sensible ride. Will run up to time of sale. Thought likely to go on in any sphere. Can be seen, tried and vetted prior to sale, Tel: 01829 720352. Sold as he stands as per condition 9 (conditions of sale). 1st dam SEA PICTURE (IRE): placed twice at 2 and 3 years; dam of 4 winners from 6 runners: Nicholas Pocock (IRE) (2006 g. by King's Best (USA)): winner at 4 years, 2010 and placed 8 times; also placed once over hurdles at 5 years, 2011. Tableau Vivant (IRE) (2005 f. by Pivotal (GB)): winner at 3 years and £9256 and placed 6 times; broodmare. Rhyton (IRE) (2007 g. by Rainbow Quest (USA)): see above. Sea Nymph (IRE) (2001 f. by Spectrum (IRE)): winner at 3 years and £7348 and placed twice; dam of a winner. Sea Scan (IRE) (2002 c. by Dr Fong (USA)): placed once at 3 years in France. Brezza di Mare (IRE) (2008 g. by Rainbow Quest (USA)): placed once at 3 years, 2011. Ruscello (IRE) (2009 c. by Cape Cross (IRE)): unraced to date. 2nd dam Grecian Sea (FR): placed twice at 3 years; also winner at 2 years in France and £8146 4th Prix du Calvados, Deauville, Gr.3; dam of 9 winners inc.: HELLENIC (f. by Darshaan): 3 wins at 3 years and £201,009 inc. Aston Upthorpe Yorkshire Oaks, Gr.1, 2nd St Leger S., Doncaster, Gr.1; dam of winners inc.: ISLINGTON (IRE): Champion 3yr old filly in England in 2002, Champion older mare in Europe in 2003, 6 wins at 3 and 4 years at home and in U.S.A. and £985,486 inc. Vodafone Nassau S., Goodwood, Gr.1, Yorkshire Oaks, York, Gr.1 (twice) and Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf, Santa Anita, Gr.1. GREEK DANCE (IRE): Champion older horse in Germany in 2000, 4 wins at home and in Germany, £570,875 inc. Bayerisches Zuchtrennen, Munich, Gr.1. MOUNTAIN HIGH (IRE): 4 wins at 3 to 5 years at home and in France and £270,470 inc. Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud, Saint-Cloud, Gr.1. NEW MORNING (IRE): 3 wins inc. Brigadier Gerard S., Sandown Park, Gr.3. ELECTION DAY (IRE): 2 wins at 4 years and £56,146 inc. Quantel Aston Park S., Newbury, L., 3rd Ascot Gold Cup, Royal Ascot, Gr.1. Olympienne (IRE): unraced; dam of PATKAI (IRE): 4 wins at 2 to 4 years, 2009 inc. Sagaro S., Ascot, Gr.3, Queen's Vase, Gr.3, 2nd Ascot Gold Cup, Gr.1. Golden Wave (g. by Glint of Gold): 3 wins at 2 and 3 years and £28,007, 2nd Lanson Champagne Vintage S., Goodwood, Gr.3 and Solario S., Sandown Park, Gr.3. New Trojan (c. by Troy): winner at 2, 2nd King Edward VII S., Royal Ascot, Gr.2. Celtic River (IRE) (f. by Caerleon (USA)): winner at 3 years in France and £23,920, 3rd Prix du Pin, Longchamp, L.; dam of winners. Troyes: winner at 3 years; dam of winners inc.: MONT ETOILE (IRE): 2 wins at 3 years inc. Ribblesdale S., Ascot, Gr.2. Tromond (GB): winner at 3 years, 2nd Ballymacoll Stud S., Newbury, L.; dam of CESARE (GB): won Summer Mile S., Ascot, Gr.2, 2nd Queen Anne S., Ascot, Gr.1, NOWHERE TO EXIT (GB): won Prix La Force, Longchamp, Gr.3, 2nd Prix du Jockey Club, Chantilly, Gr.1, PERSONAL COLUMN (GB): won Spring Juvenile Hurdle, Leopardstown, Gr.2, TRENCHANT (GB): won National Spirit Hurdle, Fontwell Park, Gr.2, Dovecote Nov. Hurdle, Kempton Park, Gr.2. Above Water (IRE): ran on the flat in France; dam of a winner: SIEGE (IRE): won Sheikh Maktoum Al Maktoum Challenge 1, Nad Al Sheba, L.